Wednesday, December 8, 2010

AAR says November 2010 volumes are up year-over-yearLogistics ManagementGranted, 2009 was a bad year for rail traffic, but like the economy in general, rail traffic has been slowly improving. We're hopeful that recent gains in ...

Analyst upgrades shares of American RailcarBusinessWeekA Morgan Keegan analyst on Monday upgraded shares of American Railcar Industries Inc. to "Outperform," saying he thinks the company is well positioned to ...

Alaska Railroad sets weekend open house to debut 2011 posterFairbanks Daily News-Minerby Dermot Cole/News-Miner FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Railroad plans to sell its 2011 prints and posters Dec. 18 at the Fairbanks railroad depot from 10 am to 2 ...

CMI Freight to build facility near BNSF lineMemphis Business Journal... intermodal company, which transfers steel and aluminum from trucks to rail, is planning to build a 50000-square-foot facility near the BNSF Railway Co. ...

PennDOT announces site for new Middletown train stationabc27(WHTM) - PennDOT has announced the site chosen for the new Middletown Amtrak station. PennDOT and the Dauphin County Redevelopment Authority reached a ...

Rail access dispute continuesMainebiz DailyMM&A and Canadian National Railway Co. have filed lawsuits against each other over access to the 24-mile rail spur on which Twin Rivers sits, tracks owned ...

Fitzhugh turns down Jets to keep job as conductorThe Associated PressThe free-agent safety turned down an offer to join the New York Jets to remain a conductor with Norfolk Southern Railroad and stay on track financially ...

Amsted Rail is Planning the Reopening of Its Bessemer, Alabama Wheel FacilityBusiness Wire (press release)... Industrial Development Board, and the City of Birmingham in an effort to resume manufacturing, which was suspended in 2001. “The market for railroad ...

Va Eastern Shore rail-barge service to resumeWashington ExaminerVirginia provided a grant through the Shortline Railway Preservation Fund to restore service that included $700000 in state funds. ...

Virginia rail board fights back against elimination proposalWashington PostMark Warner (D), the Rail Advisory Board brings members of Virginia Railway Express, CSX, Norfolk Southern, the railroad unions and a few other ...

Upgrades will allow Union Pacific to increase train speedsWisconsin State JournalRecent track improvements will allow the Union Pacific Railroad to increase its train speeds on the company's 112-mile line between Milwaukee and Adams. ...

UP's PRB coal train loadings climbed in NovemberProgressive Rail RoadingLast month, Union Pacific Railroad loaded 968 coal train in the Southern Powder River Basin (SPRB) compared with 939 in November 2009. ...

Owner of Fulton railroad spur wants to restore freight serviceFulton SunKritzer, who attended the meeting, said he had feared earlier that Williams might want to sell the railroad tracks for scrap rather than restoring the line ...

Alstom Signs Rail Cooperation Deal With Chinese GovernmentFox BusinessThe deal includes cooperation in developing trains and traffic signs, Alstom said in a statement. The company expects to develop products for the Chinese ...

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